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How to Build a Better Relationship

How to Build a Better Relationship

We all need love and the bottom line is that love is love. We all need to feel connected, appreciated and loved but especially by our partners. Every romantic relationship goes through the roller coaster of ups and downs and most of all they take a lot of work, commitment, and  adaptability to grow and change with your partner. Whether your relationship is just starting out in the feel good butterfly stage or you’ve been together for 20 years, there are always steps you can take to improve or...

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Communications in Your Ships

Communications in Your Ships

In the rocky waves of life, nothing will get you through the storm like your trusty ships – friendships and relationships.  They know you better than anyone else and sometimes can be the only hope for survival.  What happens when your ship needs maintenance and isn’t understanding your needs and journey?  Try thinking of communication in these new ways to help you both get back on course. Listening Yes, listening sounds so easy, but it’s really the beginning of...

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Strengthen Your Relationship with Game Night

Strengthen Your Relationship with Game Night

Board games can strengthen and challenge your relationship with your significant other.  They force you to think on your toes and think outside of the box which can improve your abilities to tackle the real-world problems that come your way.  Break away from Monopoly and The Game of Life (you play that game every day, yawn) and try some more fun and interesting board games.  There are thousands of games out there, so ditch the monotony, grab some snacks, and get your nerd on...

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Get What You Want in All Your Relationships – The Dearman Method

Get What You Want in All Your Relationships – The Dearman Method

Our relationships can bring some of the greatest joys in our lives, but every relationship is bound to come across conflict from time to time. More often than not, those conflicts are rooted in a breakdown of communication. When faced with having a difficult conversation, emotions can take over, we make no progress toward getting what we want, and we end up straining the relationship. Finding an effective way to communicate our needs can make a world of difference. If you have ever found...

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How Attachment Styles Affect the Way You Love

How Attachment Styles Affect the Way You Love

All healthy relationships take hard work, but some relationships seem to constantly be in turmoil. If you’ve ever been in a relationship that started off like the Fourth of July, but suddenly grew to be toxic where behaviors of clinginess and avoidance became the norm - then this article is for you. Understanding attachment styles may be one of the most insightful tools to use when reflecting on old and new relationships. Attachment styles describe the different styles that each of us bring...

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